YB DATO' HAJI RAMLEE BIN A RAHMAN
CHIEF EXECUTIVE (GROUP)
On 1st September 2021, YB Dato’ Haji Ramlee Bin A Rahman, aged 54, was officially appointed as the Chief Executive (Group) of Permodalan Darul Ta’zim (PDT) Sdn. Bhd. where he brings with him over 30 years of extensive experience in the public and private sectors.
YB Dato’ Haji Ramlee graduated from Northern University of Malaysia (UUM) with Bachelor of Public Administration (Hons) and later pursued his Masters in Science Land Administration and Development with University Technology Malaysia (UTM) in 2000. He also completed the High-Performance Leadership Programme by Oxford University, United Kingdom in 2013.
He started his career with the Johor Civil Service in April 1992 as an Assistant Land Administrator in the Muar Land Office. In June 1993, he was appointed as the Assistant Director (Privatization) with the Johor State Economic Planning Unit (UPENJ) where he served for 2 years before being posted as the Assistant District Office of Johor Bahru, a post he held for a period of 2 years again.
Upon returning from a 2 years study leave to pursue his Masters, YB Dato’ Haji Ramlee held multiple portfolios which include Human Resources, Administration and Services and Land Administration within the Johor State administrative offices.
In 2007 he was appointed as Chief Deputy Director (Management Services) of the Jabatan Agama Islam Negeri Johor. YB Dato’ Haji Ramlee carries with him vast experience in Land Administration and has served in multiple districts including Johor Bahru and Kulaijaya as Land Administrator.
In June 2013, he was appointed as the President of Muar Municipal Council and promoted to Muar District Officer, where he held office from 2015. In January 2017, he was posted as Johor Deputy State Secretary for Administration and then as the Johor Deputy State Secretary for Development from 2018 to 2020, which are amongst the imperative sectors of the government.
Prior to his appointment as the Chief Executive (Group) of PDT, he was the Managing Director of another Johor State GLC, PIJ Holdings Sdn Bhd (May 2020 – August 2021) and Chief Executive Officer of Kumpulan Prasarana Rakyat Johor (KPRJ) Sdn. Bhd. (August – September 2021).
DEPUTY PRESIDENT CORPORATE & FINANCE (GROUP)
A meticulous person in nature, Dzulkifly first obtained his Diploma in Accounting before graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting with distinction. After gaining extensive experience as an auditor in the first tier accounting firm and a proven record of establishing cross-functional partnerships to deliver stellar results, he was appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at one of the statutory bodies.
From 2007 till 2013, Dzulkifly was selected by the State Government of Johor and Prime Minister’s Department to advise on strategic initiatives affecting global positioning of the successful development on the Oil and Gas industry in Pengerang, Johor.
Leveraging on his strengths as an auditor and vast knowledge in various sectors including inter alia, agriculture, investment instruments, property management, tourism, utilities ( water and acts as the wastewater), oil and gas, manufacturing and construction. Dzulkifly subsequently joined Permodalan Darul Ta’zim in January 2014, where he currently Deputy President for Corporate & Finance Group. He also sits in several companies within the capacity of a board member.
AMBOK NANI MUHAMAD NOR
DEPUTY PRESIDENT LAND & PROPERTY (GROUP)
Ambok is an alumnus of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (‘UTM’) and holds a Bachelor in Science (Industrial Mathematics). Enrolled as a Johor Civil Servant back in 2012, Ambok’s first portfolio was as the Assistant Land Administrator (Revenue) at Batu Pahat Land Office.
Throughout his years of service, Ambok had vested diversified portfolios in numerous government sectors ranging from as the Administrative Officer (Media & Communications) under the Chief Minister of Johor’s Office, Private Secretary to the Johor Chief Minister’s, Assistant Director of Irrigation and Drainage Department Johor, as well as Head of Corporate & Quality under the Johor State Secretary’s Office.
Hence, his previous portfolio enables him to possess a strong sense of business strategy in liaising, managing, coordinating and interacting with the State Government and relevant government agencies.
As the Group’s Head of Property & Project Sector (HPSSI), Ambok is responsible in ensuring all matters pertaining to the Group’s land administration adhere to the National Land Code and the Johor’s State Enactment. HPSSI is responsible for administering the Group’s assets and properties as well as to promote future revenues from effective land administration.
NOOR' AZMI MD OMAR
DEPUTY PRESIDENT COMMUNICATIONS, ADMINISTRATION & PEOPLE (GROUP)
Noor’ Azmi Md Omar is a breath of fresh air to the core management team since his enlistment to Permodalan Darul Ta’zim. Being well-versed in public administration since 2011, Azmi had vested diversified portfolios as a Johor Civil Servant over his 8 years of services. Some of his notable portfolios include his appointment as the Communication and Multimedia Officer under the Chief Minister of Johor’s Office, the Assistant Secretary at the State Secretary Office (Housing Branch) and the Chief Assistant Financial Officer under the State Treasury of Johor. An individual with a holistic background and possess a charismatic as well as youthful vibe, Azmi’s character-defining trait is his affable personality which collectively, is the ethos of his leadership style.
As the Deputy President for Communications, Administration and People (CAP), his portfolio includes but not limited to the development and implementation of an integrated strategic communication plan in order to foster Permodalan Darul Ta’zim’s corporate identity, broaden the awareness of its programs and priorities across key stakeholder audiences; and oversee all matters pertaining the Corporate Social Responsibilities (‘CSR’) for Permodalan Darul Ta’zim.
Azmi holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Tourism Management degree from Universiti Teknologi MARA and had attained professional accreditation in Land Administration and Development from Universiti Tun Hussein Onn.
DEPUTY PRESIDENT LEGAL, SECRETARIAL & INTEGRITY (GROUP)
Firdaus Samad joined Permodalan Darul Ta’zim (PDT) in 2014 and currently as Deputy President for Legal, Secretarial & Integrity practice group and Joint Company Secretary for PDT Group of Companies. Firdaus Samad handles various corporate commercial transactions namely retail, ventures, legal compliance advisory, commercial transaction framework, service level framework and competition law. He also holds directorship in several private limited companies.
Previously, Firdaus Samad was admitted to the Malaysian Bar as an advocate and solicitor for the High Court of Malaya and practice with a first-tier legal firm in Malaysia where he was exposed to general litigation and arbitration including cases on construction law, contract, commercial, companies and employment. Under his belt, Firdaus Samad has negotiated, advised and represented multinational companies, government-linked companies, state-owned enterprise and developers.
In 2016, he has been awarded a certificate of completion for the Creating Collaborative Solutions: Innovations in Governance program, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. In corporate governance practices, he has been awarded a Diploma in Corporate Governance & Compliance from Basel Institute on Governance and also Certified Integrity Officer (CeIO) issued by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). He also Certified Company Secretary (CCS) granted by Malaysian Association of Company Secretaries or more commonly known as MACS, an Approved Body under the Fourth Schedule of the Companies Act 2016.
Ts. AZMAN JAAFAR
DEPUTY PRESIDENT RESEARCH & PROJECT MONITORING (GROUP)
Graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Hons.), Azman brings over the years of extensive professional experience in various property management, engineering fields and corporate commercial dealings.
Currently serving as the Deputy President for Corporate Development, his responsibilities are to develop strategic decisions to grow and restructure business, establish strategic partnerships and achieve organizational excellence. He also supervises PDT valuable assets that can be monetized and grown through different combinations of deals and partnerships that requires him to innovate and create a range of business partners.
In lieu of his immense experience in property management and commercial dealings, he is also responsible for providing engineering expertise, guidance and technical assistance to the state agencies, consultants and the public. It is accomplished by performing professional engineering tasks and by managing, reviewing and assessing the work of consultants, contractors and facility operators.